- Litigation & Dispute Resolution
- Administrative Law
- Banking, Lender Liability & Foreclosure
|University ||University of Connecticut, B.A., 2004|
|Law School||University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 2010|
|Admitted||Connecticut; District of Columbia|
|Memberships ||Connecticut Bar Association; Middlesex County Bar Association. |
Melanie Dykas possesses a unique perspective and skillset as she maintains an active law practice at Halloran & Sage LLP and works extensively on legislative and public policy issues related to the Connecticut General Assembly.
Melanie is a member of the Firm's Commercial Litigation Practice Group. She represents financial institutions in foreclosure matters and in the defense of lender liability and unfair business claims as well as real estate litigation, mortgage resolution, fraud and tort related matters. She also has experience in the area of contracts, insurance, administrative and employment.
Her public policy background includes identifying goals and developing strategic plans for private businesses and community organizations. She counsels clients regarding appropriation needs, state policy initiatives and interactions with the Connecticut State Legislature.
Melanie received her undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut and her law degree from The University of Connecticut School of Law. She was a member of the University of Connecticut Moot Court Board and was a semi-finalist in the 2009 Alva P. Loiselle Moot Court Competition.
Connecticut Bar Association
Young Lawyers Section-Executive
Committee-Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Chair
Middlesex County Bar Association
Connecticut Mortgage Bankers Association
Looking North for Insight Into Foreclosures
Connecticut Law Tribune, 12/01/2012
Focus Returns to the FIRREA as Foreclosures Continue to Plague
New England Real Estate Journal, 08/01/2012
Holding the Key in Foreclosures
New England Real Estate Journal, 09/13/2010
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